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By Barbara Rigby
The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has an enviable reputation of providing a high quality service at a low cost
By Mark Bell
This is an issue that European Union (EU) regulators are currently contemplating.
By Mark Bell
One of the most exciting aspects of a patent attorney's job is working with imaginative and ingenious inventors who come up with remarkable new inventions that we then work to protect with patents.
By Emma Stuart
Media attention following last week's annual UKIP conference focused not only on the party's newly elected leader, but also its new logo.
By Barbara Niemann Fadani
The name of the German philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz is at stake in a recently sparked dispute between the famous biscuit and bakery manufacturer, Bahlsen, and one of the most important universities in Germany, the University of Hannover
By Barbara Niemann Fadani
The phenomenon of domain grabbing - the registering of, trafficking in, or use of a domain name in bad faith with intent to profit from a trade mark belonging to another - has resulted in a solid bank ...
By Christopher Wilkins
The availability of forums for third parties to contest the validity of patents is crucial for a strong patent system.
By Alexander Robinson
Yesterday the European Commission published a position paper, setting out its starting point for Brexit negotiations relating to European intellectual property rights.
By Alexander Robinson
As reported here, Germany's ratification of the Unified Patent Court Agreement was unexpectedly put on hold earlier this year when a challenge against ratification was lodged at the German Federal Constitutional Court.
By Adam Kellett
Recent trade mark applications filed by Taylor Swift, for some of her song lyrics and for album and song titles, have attracted media attention.
By Barbara Niemann Fadani
The EUIPO Board of Appeal has found that no absolute grounds of refusal hinder the registration of "BREXIT" as a trade mark in Classes 5, 32 and 34
By Barbara Niemann Fadani
Pop culture writer Kevin Powell has filed a copyright infringement action in the USA against the executive producers of the movie "All Eyez on me"...
By Dehns  
Breaking news: the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) has, according to this report, ordered the Federal President not to ratify the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court.
By Mark Bell
In the first ruling from the District Court in the Apple-Samsung smartphone patent infringement case, following the remitting of the case to the District Court by the Federal Circuit to reassess the damages...
By Alexandra Nott
Over recent times, owners of confectionery brands including KitKat have been left with a sour taste in their mouths following disputes involving their 3D trade mark registrations.